Relax & be charmed, 20 things to do in Bol Croatia
1. Zlatni rat beach
Zlatni Rat beach is Croatia’s most beautiful beach. Zlatni Rat also known as Golden Cape or Golden Horn beach is regularly named as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Long, golden, and covered in pebbles, this beach protrudes 500 meters out into the Adriatic sea, surrounded by clear, intense blue and turquoise water. The shape of the beach changes with the wind and water current, which makes it most famous beach in Croatia. Zlatni rat beach is great for families with kids.
The beach has lifeguards on duty to protect you during summer, and there is a century-old Mediterranean pine tree forest just 50 meters from the waters edge, allowing you to take shelter from the blazing hot sun. Children can enjoy one of several playgrounds, including one located in a close by cafe. Enjoy the sunset on the beach and take down a bottle of wine and some glasses, and sit on the beach before sunset. Because so many people spend all day on the beach, it is often vacant during that time.
Watch as the sun sets behind the mountains as you lay on the beach chair without a care in the world. During the day a set of beach chairs and an umbrella will you cost 150 Kuna, but at sunset they are left unattended. Not a nudest beach, although on the western side in one of the smaller coves is an approved nudist spot. A great place to take photos of island Hvar.
The afternoon west wind (Maestral and Tramuntana) has made Zlatni Rat Bol a top destination for windsurfers and kitesurfers. Close by are several wind surfing schools Big blue, Johnny’s and Zoo station where you can learn how to surf or simply rent the necessary equipment.
You can rent a paddle boat or stand up paddle board. With beautiful white sand in the deep, seaweed and big stones and caves its a great place to snorkel. Beach beds and umbrellas available for rent. Cafes and restaurants within a short walking distance. Showers Portable kiosks for food and drinks and on beach waiter (provided by a near-by cafe). From Split you can take the catamaran (passengers only) direct to Bol, the closest town to the beach. If you have a car you can take the ferry from Split or Makarska to Supetar, where you’ll find a public bus service, taxis or can rent a car. The drive from Supetar to Bol takes around 45 minutes. Accommodation in Zlatni Rat Beach There are a number of accommodation options close to Zlatni Rat beach. Including private apartments, zlatni-bol.com, bol-apartments.net, welcome-to-brac.com…or Bluesun Hotel Elaphusa the four star luxury hotel with views to Zlatni Rat and the Island of Hvar. Hotel Elaphusa is a 10 minute leisurely stroll to Zlatni Rat along the Brač marble-line shaded promenade. It also has one of the largest wellness centres in Croatia offering unique olive oil treatments.
Bol beaches Croatia - Zlatni rat Croatia
Zlatni rat windsurfing Bol
Bol Croatia view on Zlatni rat
Clear blue sea around Zlatni rat Bol